eBook: Pain at Work: Why the Best Safety Professionals Address Pain Perceptions to Lower Injury Rates

Posted December 04, 2018 in Safety , ebook
New developments in neuroscience and the biology of pain are showing us that tissues inform the brain of threat, not pain. World renowned pain researcher and educator Dr. Adriaan Louw puts it this way: “Pain is 100% produced by the brain based on...
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Which Jobs to Prioritize in a Job Safety Analysis

Posted November 26, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
Here are 6 recommendations to consider when identifying job/tasks for review via a JSA or JHA.
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How JSAs/JHAs Help You Meet Your Responsibilities 
Under OSHA

Posted November 19, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Safety
The Occupational Safety and Health Act lays out a set of clear responsibilities that employers need to meet. Here’s how OSHA summarizes these responsibilities:
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Infographic: Safety First: Stay Ahead of the Curve with Job Safety Analyses

Posted November 14, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Infographic , Safety
Compliance with OSHA rules about workplace safety requires employers to know exactly what potential hazards their hourly workers may be exposed to—at every stage of every task they perform. OSHA requires employers to identify hazards, prevent ...
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Just What Are Job Hazards?

Posted November 12, 2018 in Workplace Hazards , Safety
A Job Safety Analysis (JSA) or Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) helps identify workplace hazards before they occur. But what does OSHA consider a workplace hazard, and what kinds of jobs are most hazardous under that definition?
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4 Key Steps of a Job Safety Analysis

Posted November 08, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
A Job Safety Analysis (JSA), also known as a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), is a technique that focuses on job tasks as a way to identify hazards before they occur. It focuses on the relationship between the worker, the task, the tools, and the work...
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eBook: The Job Safety Analysis: A Responsibility with Hidden Benefits

Posted November 02, 2018 in Safety , ebook
Compliance with OSHA rules about workplace safety requires employers to know exactly what potential hazards their hourly workers may be exposed to—at every stage of every task they perform. OSHA requires employers to identify hazards, prevent ...
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When to Record Employee Injuries or Illnesses That 
Progress Over Time

Posted October 02, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
If an employee injury or illness is not recordable, but later becomes recordable, when should it be recorded? If you can’t identify a single event or exposure, the injury should be recorded on the date it becomes recordable, or on the date it is...
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Prompt Reporting of Injury and Illness: A Win-Win Formula

Posted September 25, 2018 in Workplace Injuries , Safety
  OSHA requires rapid reporting of the most severe work-related incidents, injuries, and illnesses. A fatality, for example, needs to be communicated to the agency within 8 hours, while inpatient hospitalizations, eye losses, and amputations must...
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What is a High-Risk Industry?

Posted September 18, 2018 in Safety , Risk Management
OSHA requires that certain high-risk industries report information on injuries and illnesses (from OSHA form 300A). Establishments (single physical locations where a firm does business) with 20-249 employees in high-risk industries are required...
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